The Heike story : a modern translation of the classic Japanese tale of love and war

ISBN: 9784805310441, 4805310448
OCLC Number: 663773410
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
Author: Eiji Yoshikawa
Translator: Fuki Wooyenaka Uramatsu
Language: en
Publisher: Tuttle, 1956, 2011; Knopf, 1956
Publication Place: Rutland, VT; New York
Japanese Copyright Year: 1950
English Publication Date: 1956
Notes: Japanese title: Shin Heike monogatari. Foreword by Davinder Bhowmik.
Abstract: The Heike Story is a modern translation of a Japanese classic. Its exotic atmosphere, narrative power, pageantry and poetry will enthrall readers and provide an entertaining introduction to an important source of Japanese culture. This new edition features a foreword by Dr. Davinder Bhowmik that introduces this celebrated author and book to modern readers.